creativity. confidence. community.Welcome to Oak Learners
Oak Learners is a private alternative school and learning centre, offering a full time day school as well as a wide variety of Online and Outdoor programming, including tutoring, music, art, outdoor education, dance, yoga, day camps and more.
Our Mission & Values
Our mission is to inspire and create an engaging curriculum to provide a balanced learning environment, nurturing children’s natural curiosity about their world withstudent-centered experiences. We believe every child is capable and will be successful when every family belongs to a supportive educationalcommunity.
Integrity in all endeavours.
Honesty & Transparency in all communication.
Accountability to ourselves, our mission and our Community.
A commitment to Innovation in education and development.
Collaboration and an appreciation for Diversity.
Oak Learners offers a Reggio Emilia Inspired Private School for students JK through Grade 6. Our curriculum is progressive, interdisciplinary, inquiry-based programming in a student-driven, teacher-facilitated, alternative learning environment.
Our mission is to inspire and create an authentic curriculum to provide a balanced learning environment, nurturing children’s natural curiosity about their world with student-centered experiences. We believe every child is capable and will be successful when every family belongs to a supportive educational community.
Beyond our Day School, Oak Learners also offers a wide range of programming for all ages, designed with creative and inquisitive learners in mind.
Oak Learners offers PA Day, March Break and Summer Camp experiences throughout the year, designed to engage naturally inquisitive and active children.
Tutoring & Academic Programs
At Oak Learners, we offer a unique and personalized approach to tutoring, which blends mentoring, mindfulness and academic support to ensure the best possible outcome for your child.
This program lays a strong foundation for a positive educational experience and a smooth transition to Kindergarten, fostering classroom skills and independence skills. Experienced educators spend time exploring literacy, numeracy, science and so much more with children through a natural and inquiry-based program.
Mindfulness & Yoga
Oak Learners Mindfulness Programs are designed around you and your family, we teach children and adults alike how to quiet their mind, be in the present moment and heal from the inside out.
We offer a supportive learning atmosphere, working with your child’s unique learning style to inspire their strengths and interests. Private Music lessons available in: Guitar, Piano, Vocal, Violin, Ukulele, Drums, Bass & more!
Online Enrichment Classes
Our interactive online classes aim to inspire learning through an authentic skill-based curriculum. Our teachers nurture children’s natural curiosity about their world with student-centered virtual experiences.
From Our Director
“Every child has the capacity to excel and succeed when they are given the tools and taught the skills to help them on their journey. “
– Kelly Farrell
Register for the 2021-2022 School YearOngoing enrollment available.
Learn more about our progressive and inquiry-based alternative private school, inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy of personalized learning. At Oak Learners, students are encouraged to explore their world in an interdisciplinary approach to education and learning.
Registration is ongoing for the 2021-2022 School Year. Book a tour to visit us today to learn how your child can benefit from our personalized approach to education.
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